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CBS
Sep 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
plans to vote for mitt romney. to win virginia he needs more women like her. a recent cbs news poll shows the gender gap between romney and the president is widening, while romney holds a six-point lead among men, president obama has a 12-point advantage with women. polls also show women are more interested than men in issues impacting their pocketbook. political expert deirdre continentive says this election will come down to one demographic. >> it's going to be single women voters who are really going to be the decision pivot point in this election. >> reporter: single women, like kenny barnwell. she supports president obama. >> i kind of want to vote for the person i feel is fighting for me. >> reporter: two years after losing her job as a marketing specialist, barnes is still looking for work and she doesn't think romney understands people like her. >> he wouldn't be able to relate to me or a single parent or a person that doesn't know where their next dollar is going to come from. >> reporter: even zakrzewski has not heard enough about how romney would fix the economy if electe
CBS
Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
swing states. visited over and over again. >> thank you so much, florida. >> hello, virginia. >> i need ohio to help me become the next president. >> we win colorado, i will get four more years. >> i think our founding fathers had it right. >> jeff: republican new jersey state representative allison says even though 62% of americans say they would support replacing the electoral college with a national popular vote, the current system ensures against big city domination. >> what i believe is that you will have large urban areas like los angeles and chicago determining the outcome of the elections. >> she also considers the popular vote fact an end run around mending the constitution. >> they don't have the votes so they're trying to get around that by going state legislatures and saying join us, come with us. we want to do this. and i think it's sort of a copout. >> they're saying the end justifies the means. >> yes. but i done believe they're right. >> jeff: richard cotty remains opposite. >> you think it happens. >> i think the closer the romney obama vote gets, that's more of a
CBS
Sep 8, 2012 3:30pm PDT
. the storm has knocked out power to more than 100,000 people in virginia, d.c., and maryland. but, sharyl, forecasters say once this system moves through, much of the east coast will see calmer weather in the week ahead. >> atkinson: elaine, thanks. there's a major storm swirling over the atlantic. tropical storm leslie is expected to particular a hurricane, again before passing it the east of bermuda tomorrow. leslie is slamming east coast with heavy surf. campaign 2012 is in high gear with both presidential candidates putting their focus on key swing state, like virginia and florida, where nancy cordes joins us tonight. nancy, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, sharyl. well, the barbs are definitely getting sharper now that the democratic and republican conventions are behind us. governor romney is arguing that a weak august jobs report is another sign that president obama's economic plans just aren't working, while president obama argues that governor romney would make things even worse. >> when our opponents say this nation is in decline, they are dead wrong. >> reporter
CBS
Sep 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
virginia and moved thousands of lives away. >> everyone in syria that has a cell phone or camera, they want to show people what is going on. >> because it is available in syria it gives hope to those caught up in the violence that the horrors they're witnessing 9 world is seeing too, it also means the syrian regime is watching. since the channel started broadcasting a year ago the employees had faced daily threats from those loyal to syrian president bashar al-assad. most of the staff don't want to be identified. >> look, look, look it, man. >> syrian anchor knows of the dangers firsthand. >> they burn down your family's house. >> yes. >> they kill two of your cousins. >> and they looked up your brother. >> yes. >> they showed us their extensive network of trusted contributors, their own war correspondents. >> it's not hard for the agents of the regime to hunts them down inside syria, and out. >> the journalists are doing a great personal risk and the syrians here, how dangerous is it, how do you deal with them. >> coming to work is dangerous, going home is dangerous. being here
CBS
Sep 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
virginia. and wyatt andrews is there tonight. wyatt. >> reporter: scott, good evening. here's the surprise in our poll here in virginia-- the president gi actually beating mitt romney now in virginia on romney's core issue, the economy. >> i absolutely think the economy is improving. op reporter: 20 miles outsmism e numbers. in our poll when likely voters erre asked who would do a better job on the economy, mitt romney led by two points in august, but that's now flipped to a two- point lead for mr. obama, 49 to 47. repu don't support the republican philosophy that tax cuts will improve the economy. so i-- i do believe that government spending can be reduced, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be spent on infrastructure, education, and orteth care. >> reporter:nt also holds a sizable 12-point lead among women voters in virginia with almost every obama campaign ad focused on women. >> moms like kristy would be mretched even more under mitt romney. >> my goodness, what a northern virginia welcome! thank you! >> reporter: but there is another side to the gender gap. the romney-ryan ti
CBS
Sep 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. romney is lag, behind in battles ground states such as virginia, florida, ohio, and wisconsin. mr. obama seems to be solidifying his support in states some thought could tilt for romney. in pennsylvania, a new "philadelphia inquirer" poll has the president up by 11, 50% to 39%. to beef up operations, it must win states like colorado and nevada, the campaign pulled staff from new mexico air, state romney had once hoped to capture. in a shift in strategy, campaign sources say romney will step up his campaigning to engage more with voters. he'll offer more specifics on his economic plans and how they would affect average americans. he also will appear more often in his own television ads. >> we've got to stop spending more money than we take in. >> reporter: now, next week, romney will hit the campaign trail in the midwest. he'll be on a bus tour in ohio. his running mate paul ryan will also be in ohio. the campaign suggested they will be campaigning together, and now they're saying they may just cross paths. there's no question advisers think he's a better candidate when he's campai
CBS
Sep 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
from virginia bought a box at a flea market for $7. this painting was inside. she liked the frame but not the painting so much. that is until an expert confirmed what a tag said on the frame-- that's it. it is a renoir and it could sell at auction for $100,000. on this anniversary of 9/11, we will have the story of a dream that survived the attacks. next. hey honey, back feels better, little dancing tonight, you and me? dr. scholl's pro inserts relieve different types of lower body pain by treating at the source so you're a whole new you. go pro with dr. scholl's. like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms for 24 hours. zyrtec®. love the air. "are you a cool mom?" i'm gonna find out. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet's pads are better than ever. now they have the scrubbing power of mr. clean magic eraser so you don't have to get down on your hands and knees to scrub away tough, dried-on stains. hey, do you guys think i'm "momtacular" or "momtrocious
CBS
Sep 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
reporter: david miller of west virginia says he'll keep his ticket as a souvenir and do as the campaign recommended and go to a viewing party tomorrow night. atchhether we get to see him live or we get together as a community and get to watch him in our homes together, the volunteers really support the president no matter what. >> reporter: the president will now stand at the same podium as his wife in every other speaker sp this convention. now that president obama will w eak indoors, the fireworks show has been canceled and there will be no big balloon drop sh indoors. scott, organizers say there simply isn't enough time now to pull it together. t> pelley: byron, thanks very much. in highlight tonight in this hall will be a speech by president bill clinton. the first time a former ofsident has placed the name of an incumbent in nomination. you can bet that mr. clinton will recall how the federal cdget was balanced for a time in his second term. earnh o'donnell, cohost of cbs "this morning," has been talking asther sources and has a preview mi the speech. norah? >> reporter: that's rig
CBS
Sep 21, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. and nancy cordes is at the white house tonight. nancy. co reporter: scott, at a rally in virginia today, the president brought up those 47% comments by governor romney again. they're becoming a fixture of his campaign message. ede president also cleaned up some of his own inelegant comments after telling univision yesterday that you can't change roshington from the inside, a remark that governor romney, naturally, picked up on right away. >> now, for some reason my opponent got really excited. he rewrote his speech real quick. he set up a rally, proudly declared-- "i'll get the job done from the inside." ( laughter ) what kind of inside job is he talking about? ( applause ) is it the job of rubber stamping the top-down, "you're on your own" agenda of the republican congress? cause if it is, we don't want it. t reporter: mr. obama also told the crowd is what he meant to say yesterday is you can't change washington just from the inside, that you need buy-in o,om the american public and that americans need to be pushing for change from the outside, too, scott. >> pelley: parsing ever
CBS
Sep 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the fort although when he was at a rally in norfolk, virginia, today he joked that perhaps the first lady's speech tonight will be better than his. >> you know, this is just like a relay. you start off with the fastest person. so i'm going to be at home. i'm going to be watching it with our girls. i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. because when michelle starts talking, i start get all misty. >> reporter: it was a brief moment of levity in a day dominated by back-and-forth over the president's answer to this question from a local cbs reporter. >> your party says you inherited a bad situation. you've had three-and-a-half years to fix it. what grade would you give yourself so far for doing that? >> you know, i would say incomplete. >> reporter: it's something the president has said many times before. but with the democratic convention just underway in charlotte, republicans saw an opportunity. they filled reporters' in-boxes with press release saying incomplete isn't good enough. vice president shall nominee paul ryan had this to say on cbs this morning. >> four year
CBS
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
about the same z mbers in virginia, eight points behind. in those three states, of senior voters who said medicare is extremely important 53% are going with president obama, 42% mitt romney. we asked dean reynolds to tell us more about the medicare factor. >> the first step to a stronger strcare is to repeal obamacare. oboos) because it represents the worst of both worlds! >> reporter: a week ago when republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan spoke about medicare to the american association of retired persons in new orleans, he got an earful. >> the law turned medicare boo into a piggy bank for obamacare! (boos) >> reporter: that frosty reaction is borne out in new polling, both by cbs news and others which found more people thought the president would do a better job handling medicare than governor romney. the "washington post" and kaiser foundation surveyed voters in virginia, ohio, and florida. in those states that found that sajorities of 56%, 59%, and 65% support maintaining medicare's current system of benefits. in flagler beach, florida, walt azie has some serious quest
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